Carl Pettit

From sailing in the Pacific Northwest to cruising along European rivers or into icy Norwegian fjords, Carl Pettit has been traveling the planet, learning foreign languages, and living overseas (seven countries so far) since he first left home. Carl has explored global ports from Jeju Island in South Korea and different islands in Japan to Barcelona and Bergen in Europe, Fort Dauphin in Madagascar, plus many more. He has written destination guides for the Royal Caribbean Group, travel pieces for AFAR, Culture Trip, and Marriott Traveler, as well as articles for a host of other publications.

Saint Lawrence River Sees Uptick in Cruise Ship Visits

The Saint Lawrence River has been much busier this year for cruising than initially expected, emphasizing the region's cruise popularity.

Carnival Honors Houston and Galveston Military Heroes

Carnival Cruise Line has honored veterans in the Houston area, as well as donated to the local VA, as a Veterans Day tribute.

MSC Group’s Newest Ship Debuts in South Florida

EXPLORA I has debuted in Miami, offering a new luxury cruise option to great destinations from the rapidly growing MSC Group.

Bahamas Tourism Rebounds with Surge in Arrivals

Tourism in the Bahamas has grown past pre-pandemic levels, and more growth is in sight for the next few years with new private destinations.

New Zealand Port Expects Record Visitors With Strong Growth 

The busiest port in New Zealand will be busier than ever this summer with record numbers expected for guests and economic growth.

Western Canada Cruise Port Sets 2023 Record 

Victoria, British Columbia had a great 2023 cruise season with more passengers despite seeing fewer ships than in 2022.

Carnival Ranks Among Top Employers for Third Year Running

Carnival Corporation has received yet another prestigious recognition as a great company to work for based on employee feedback.

Princess Cruises’ Flagship to Homeport in Sydney

Discovery Princess will be moving Down Under in 2025-2026, offering Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific cruises for guests to enjoy.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Makes Sydney Debut

Brilliance of the Seas has visited Sydney for the first time to begin her Australian season with a variety of amazing cruises on offer.
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